English ch01 vocab

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English ch01 vocab
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  1. the height of a human or animal body.
    stature
  2. the height of any object.
    stature
  3. degree of development attained; level of achievement.
    stature
  4. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding.
    compliance
  5. a tendency to yield readily to others, esp. in a weak and subservient way.
    compliance
  6. conformity; accordance
    compliance
  7. cooperation or obedience
    compliance
  8. the strain of an elastic body expressed as a function of the force producing the strain.
    compliance
  9. a coefficient expressing the responsiveness of a mechanical system to a periodic force.
    compliance
  10. out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming
    incongruous
  11. not harmonious in character; inconsonant; lacking harmony of parts
    incongruous
  12. inconsistent
    incongruous
  13. to make weak or feeble; enfeeble
    debilitate
  14. to make feeble; weaken
    debilitate
  15. a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and self-gratification.
    hedonist
  16. unusually advanced or mature in development, esp. mental development
    precocious
  17. prematurely developed, as the mind, faculties, etc.
    precocious
  18. flowering, fruiting, or ripening early, as plants or fruit.
    precocious
  19. to repeat, duplicate, or reproduce
    replicate
  20. to free or release from entanglement; disengage
    extricate
  21. to liberate (gas) from combination, as in a chemical process.
    extricate
  22. (no longer in technical use) a psychosis characterized by thoughts confined to one idea or group of ideas.
    monomania
  23. an inordinate or obsessive zeal for or interest in a single thing, idea, subject, or the like.
    monomania
  24. not in keeping with established standards of taste or proper form; unbecoming or indecorous in appearance, speech, conduct, etc.
    unseemly
  25. nappropriate for time or place
    unseemly

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